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Moroccan police have begun rounding up known counterfeiters after a spate of incidents at Casablanca's Stade Mohammed V
By IQ on 24 Apr 2017
Police in Casablanca have made a string of arrests as Morocco’s ministry of the interior cracks down on ticket counterfeiting.
More than 200 people with counterfeit tickets have been denied entry to the 45,000-cap. Mohammed V Stadium (pictured) since the beginning of the month, according to Moroccan daily Al Akhbar (h/t MGB), some of whom had paid up to three times’ face value to see Wydad FC and Raja Casablanca play football.
One secondary seller was reportedly set upon by a group of angry fans as a result.
In addition to making several arrests, the ministry has sent a circular letter to other government departments advising them how to “make life difficult” for ticket counterfeiters.
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